• New HIV vaccine to go on trial in SA, scientists say it could be the final nail in the coffin for HIV

    New HIV vaccine to go on trial in SA, scientists say it could be the final nail in the coffin for HIV

    A new HIV vaccine is set to be tested in a trial to be launched in South Africa Wednesday in what many scientists say could be “the final nail in the coffin” for the disease if it is successful.

    The study, called HVTN 702, aims to enroll 5,400 sexually active men and women aged between 18 and 35 at 15 sites across South Africa, and will be the largest and most advanced HIV vaccine clinical trial to take place in South Africa, […]

  • Army Set To Launch “Operation Rescue Final”- Buratai

    Army Set To Launch “Operation Rescue Final”- Buratai

    It was gathered that the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai has said the army is set to launch a new operation code named “OPERATION RESCUE FINAL” with the aim to rescue every Boko Haram abductee and all other kidnapped victims.

    Buratai stated this at the Army Headquarters Abuja when he played host to members of House Committee on Army.

    Buratai said once the operations begins, the army won’t relent until every Nigerian in any form of captivity is rescued.

    He […]

  • Avengers: Buhari gives final warning

    Avengers: Buhari gives final warning

    President Muhammadu Buhari said yesterday that though Niger Delta militancy has impacted negatively on the economy and affected the positive intentions of international and local investors, his government will not use real force, “except when constrained to do so.”

    The President had in the past said the militants would be treated like Boko Haram.

    He also pledged that the anti-corruption war will be deepened and institutionalised to last beyond the life of his administration.

    The President stated this when he hosted the United […]

  • Portugal will win ‘dream’ Euro 2016 final, says Ronaldo

    Portugal will win ‘dream’ Euro 2016 final, says Ronaldo

    Cristiano Ronaldo says Portugal’s progression to the final of Euro 2016 is the stuff of dreams and he believes his team will go on to win against France or Germany.

    The Real Madrid attacker’s thumping header and Nani’s sliding effort in the space of three second-half minutes made the difference as Fernando Santos’ men beat Wales 2-0 in Lyon.

    Captain Ronaldo was ecstatic after the match and is confident Portugal are ready to go all the way, 12 years after their heart-breaking […]

  • Robbers kill final year student of Bayelsa varsity

    Robbers kill final year student of Bayelsa varsity

    Rampaging armed robbers have shot and killed a final year engineering student of the Bayelsa State-owned Niger Delta University (NDU), Wilberforce Island, Amasoma, Southern Ijaw.

    It was gathered that the victim identified as Obele Wilson was attacked along the Sani Abacha Expressway, Yenagoa, where some branches of new generation banks are located.

    The bandits who were armed with guns and other weapons reportedly rounded up Wilson and some bank customers at about 2pm and started dispossessing them of their cash, mobile handsets […]

  • Beautiful Final Year Student of UNIZIK Dies in Gas Explosion … See Photos

    Beautiful Final Year Student of UNIZIK Dies in Gas Explosion … See Photos

    An elegant Nigerian student with a promising future has lost her life brutally in a gas explosion accident. Female final year student of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Miss Veronica Ezeh Chioma, died of gas explosion last week in the school hostel.

    Good friends of the deceased who was studying Biochemistry have described her as a very friendly and intelligent person that loved to carry friends along on general issues affecting their